Correction: A previous version of this story misstated Inspector General Deborah Witzburg’s position on police misconduct arbitration, based on information in publicly available documents. After publication, Witzburg clarified she believes that if cases are no longer adjudicated by the police board, the city should take steps to make arbitration more transparent. The Reader regrets the errors. A […]
CPD officer Frederick Collins has more than 40 misconduct complaints. Now, he’s running for mayor.
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A City Council vote on Charles Green’s lawsuit settlement was postponed.
Chicagoans seek psychic relief by making a mockery of the fired police superintendent.
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“People try to get out of jury duty, but what we find is that once they are actually on a jury they take it seriously and they want to get it right.”
Police union spokesman says “motives” behind database are “perfectly transparent.”
Misconduct settlements have cost the city $800 million since 2004, a new report found. Should taxpayers be on the hook?
“If Laquan McDonald hadn’t been killed and they’d elected to charge him with a crime, we would still be waiting to see that video.”
Neither of the off-duty officers involved in the shooting or the dispute that preceded it were in full uniform, as police have claimed.
Formal family photo at Tiffaney Boxley’s mom’s 59th birthday circa 2011 with Joshua alone; a group photo of Tiffaney, Malik, Michael, Joshua, and Tiffaney’s nephew AkirCredit: Courtesy Joshua Beal’s Family Tiffaney Boxley, Josh, Josh’s sister in pink Aaliyah Boxley and Tiffaney Boxley’s grandmother Deborah Wilson in wheel chairCredit: Courtesy Joshua Beal’s Family Woman in pink […]